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Bronchoalveolar Lavage - Cytology

Ordering information:

Cerner Orderable: Cytology Specimen(s).

If ordering other test on the same specimen, pleas order in the same ordering conversation.

Alternate names:
Specimen types:
Broncho-alveolar Lavage
Container types:
Respiratory aspiration potRespiratory aspiration pot

Broncho-alveolar Lavage contains material from the lower respiratory tract, please label correctly.

A cell count or fungal stain is only performed if requested.

Result Turnaround Time:
72 hours
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Do not add any fixatives. Do not centrifuge if cell count or Flow Cytometry is requested.

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